A short online course that changes students’ beliefs about learning can improve their grades in core subjects, new research finds. High school students who took a 50-minute online course to help them cultivate a growth mindset—the belief that intellectual abilities are not fixed but can be developed—earned significantly higher grades, according to new research by […]

US Education Secretary DeVos applauds SC school improvement

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, seated, tours a technical college in Florence, S.C., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, with state Education Superintendent Molly Spearman, left, and Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette, right. DeVos made a trip to the state to visit an area once known as the “Corridor of Shame” where officials say dramatic improvements have […]

Aprons Cooking School to Offer Online Classes

Classes will be led by two Publix Aprons Cooking School chefs and are free to watch. During each class’s premiere, viewers participate in a live chat by submitting comments and questions for the chefs to answer. Recipes and a shopping list are available ahead of time on The January episode is titled “Get Cooking in […]

Hackers Steal US School Data, Exposing Over 5 Lakh Students

School district’s police force and IT staff launched an investigation (Representational) Hackers hit the San Diego Unified School District’s computer system and obtained access to a file that had detailed personal data on more than 500,000 students going back a decade, authorities said. The school system, in a security report on its website, said it […]